Tighe Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Taidhg ‘descendant of Tadhg’, a byname meaning ‘bard’, ‘poet’, ‘philosopher’. In Ulster it is sometimes an Anglicization of Mac Taidhg, which is more commonly Anglicized as McCaig.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mctighe, Tine, Tice, Tite, Tagge, Tigges, Righi, Piche, Tache, Figge

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Tighe Family Origin

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Tighe Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Charwoman

    3%
  • Boiler Maker

    3%

In 1881, the most common Tighe occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Tighe's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Tighe family was Boiler Maker. Labourer, Coal Miner and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tighe.

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Tighe Historical Records

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Tighe Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Tighe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Tighe in 1950 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tighe

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